How to force xfce-terminal to use inverse cursor colours

Published 28 March 2015 under xfce, terminal, xubuntu

In Xubuntu 14.10 xfce-terminal (the default Terminal application) and vim it's difficult to choose a cursor colour that doesn't obscure the text:

The fix is to put the following into ~/.config/xfce4/terminal/terminalrc:


The cursor should then end up being the inverse colour of the text:


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